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  • 19 May 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has launched a new SG 14-222 DD offshore Direct Drive wind turbine. The new turbine model has a 14 MW capacity, reaching up to 15 MW using the company’s Power Boost function, a 222-metre diameter rotor, 108-metre long blades, and a 39,000 m2 swept area. The turbine prototype is expected to be ready […]

  • 29 June 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has selected TÜV NORD to certify the world’s largest offshore wind turbine, the SG 14-222 DD. The turbine model has a capacity of up to 15 megawatts and a rotor diameter of 222 meters. The Hanover-headquartered technical services provider is responsible for the certification of the SG 14-222 DD’s prototype, scheduled for completion […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Hai Long Offshore Wind intends to use Siemens Gamesa’s new SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine at the upcoming 300 MW Hai Long 2 project in Taiwan. The deployment of the new turbine for the rest of the 1,044 MW Hai Long pipeline is also being considered, Siemens Gamesa said. The exact number of units […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will conditionally supply SG 14-222 Direct Drive offshore wind turbines to the 2,640 MW Dominion Energy Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project. This project will be home to Siemens Gamesa’s latest offshore turbine variant having the capability to produce up to 15 MW with a 222-metre rotor. The exact quantity […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s Brave Tern will undergo upgrades which will allow the jack-up to handle all known next-generation wind turbines and larger foundations. Brave Tern will be upgraded with the Huisman 1600t LEC 65500 leg encircling crane, which will be accompanied by improvements to the vessel’s deck space and stability. The upgrades will allow the […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has signed a preferred supplier agreement with innogy to deliver 100 of its new SG 14-222 DD turbines for the Sofia offshore wind project in the UK. The Sofia project will, therefore, be the first European project to install the 14 MW model that will be market-ready by 2024, on time for installation at the […]

  • 1 June 2020

    Orion’s Heavy Lift Crane Collapses – Video A heavy-lift crane installed on the offshore installation vessel Orion has collapsed while undergoing load tests at the Liebherr construction yard in Rostock, Germany. Siemens Gamesa Cranks It Up to 15 MW with Offshore Behemoth Siemens Gamesa has launched a new SG 14-222 DD offshore Direct Drive wind […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    At its virtual Capital Markets Day held on 27 August, Siemens Gamesa presented “a refreshed” corporate strategy which revolves around tapping into growth opportunities for its offshore wind and services businesses, and driving a turnaround in the onshore market. With strong growth expected in particular in the offshore and services markets over the next decade, […]

  • 1 July 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of June 2020. Aegir Suffers Dropfall Incident Offshore Taiwan Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) heavy lift vessel Aegir experienced a dropfall incident off the coast of Taiwan on 15 June at 16:42 local time. Siemens Gamesa 14 MW Turbine to Make European Debut Offshore […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Vessels

    Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has commenced the installation of the new crane boom onboard its jack-up vessel Pacific Osprey. The 422-tonne boom was lifted onto the vessel in the Port of Esbjerg, Denmark, yesterday morning with the help of two shore cranes and locked to the base of the crane, SBO said. According to the […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has placed a firm order with Siemens Gamesa for 140 SG 11.0-200 DD wind turbines to be installed at the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm off the Netherlands. The Swedish offshore wind developer opted for Siemens Gamesa’s 11 MW turbine model with a 200-metre diameter rotor, and not the SG 11.0-193 DD Flex model […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Vessels

    The upgraded crane boom on jack-up vessel Pacific Osprey is fully operational, Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) said. The installation of Pacific Osprey’s new crane boom started in the Port of Esbjerg in mid-April and was completed on 30 May. The lift of the boom onto the jack-up was executed on 14 April by NOV with […]

  • 11 February 2016

    European offshore wind saw some big numbers last year, with EUR 13.3 billion invested in the sector and a total of 3,019 MW of new grid-connected capacity added. Even though 7 wind turbines were decommissioned (two at Robin Rigg and all five at Yttre Stengrund), 419 newly installed ones were there to overshadow this.  Fourteen projects were completed in 2015, with work […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Vessels

    Load tests of the new crane boom on Pacific Osprey have started, Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) said. The installation of the jack-up’s new crane boom started in the Port of Esbjerg earlier this month. The reeving of the main hook was completed last Friday, and on Saturday, the boom was lowered into the boom rest, […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    SAL’s M/V Wiebke has transported the new crane boom of Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up Pacific Osprey from China to the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark. The crane boom was loaded onto M/V Wiebke at NOV’s manufacturing yard in China on 21 January and the vessel left the yard a day later. The crane boom will […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has appointed UXOcontrol as specialist contractor to complete the unexploded ordnance (UXO) identification campaign for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind project. When construction is completed, the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm zone will cover an area of 225 km2 with water depths at site ranging from 18.1 to 27.8 metres. The […]

  • 31 March 2011

    In February 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with GustoMSC to provide the Basic Design Package for two purpose built wind farm installation vessels. In June 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with Lamprell shipyard to build these new vessels and Seajacks will take delivery of the first new-build, Seajacks Zaratan, in May 2012, and […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    At both the 900MW Borkum Riffgrund 3 and the 242 MW Gode Wind 3 sites, Siemens Gamesa will deploy its new SG 11.0-200 DD offshore wind turbine.

  • 19 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Chinese GD Power Development has officially commissioned its Liuheng offshore wind farm in the Zhejiang province. According to the company, the project’s 63 4MW typhoon-proof offshore wind turbines were put into operation on 12 April, after two years of project construction. The 252MW project is GD Power Development’s first offshore wind farm, as well as the first […]

  • 28 March 2011

    In February 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with GustoMSC to provide the Basic Design Package for two purpose built wind farm installation vessels. In June 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with Lamprell shipyard to build these new vessels and Seajacks will take delivery of the first new-build, Seajacks Zaratan, in May 2012, and […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    As Navitus Bay progresses though the planning application process, it will be holding a series of consultation events where people will be able to get involved and tell the team what they think. Members of the public will have a chance to talk to the Navitus Bay project team and submit their views on the […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has unveiled the first prototype nacelle for the SG 10.0-193 DD offshore wind turbine at its facility in Brande, Denmark. Siemens Gamesa launched the SG 10.0-193 DD, the company’s first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine, at the beginning of this year. The 10MW rating is said to be made possible through a larger […]

  • 14 February 2011
    R&D, Technology

    In February 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with GustoMSC to provide the Basic Design Package for two purpose built wind farm installation vessels. In June 2010 Seajacks entered into a contract with Lamprell shipyard to build these new vessels and Seajacks will take delivery of the first new-build, Seajacks Zaratan, in May 2012, and […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has conditionally received a record wind turbine order for 1,714MW from Ørsted and Eversource encompassing three US offshore wind projects. The signed conditional contract is the largest US offshore wind power order to date, Siemens Gamesa said. It covers the supply, delivery, and installation of SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines including service agreements […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex wind turbine has produced 11MW of power, the turbine maker said. The prototype turbine was installed at the Østerild Test Center in Denmark at the beginning of February. Unveiled in November 2019, the SG 11.0-193 DD Flex turbine features a 193m diameter rotor using the 94m long Siemens […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    French Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition Nicolas Hulot has approved the switch from the Adwen 8MW to the Siemens Gamesa 8MW turbine to be used on the 496MW Bay of Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, Ailes Marines, the developer of the project, said.